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by Virginia Woolf

Analysis: Writing Style

Elongated Over Time

Virginia Woolf sure packs a lot into one sentence, huh? As the novel shifts from being a narrative to a more stream of consciousness style, the sentences become longer and more intricate in their effort to capture absolutely everything. Woolf probably intended to mirror the way in which the human mind and thoughts actually operate.

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